At age 19, Pat Murphy went to work for a small glass plant in Sweetwater, TN. Over time, he grew into management and pursued a deeper education. 14 years in (early 30s) Pat took an opportunity to move to CA to spin up a new plant for his employer. After this (1.5 years), moved back to TN to work with parent company, AFG. Went to work for another volume glass after market company in TN for 6 years.
Techni-Glass opens with 5 employees in 1997 doing only glass screen printing in a 15,000 square foot facility.
- 1998Our History
Techni-Glass begins tempering glass.
A 10,000 square foot addition is added.
Techni-Glass is ranked #293 on the 2003 Inc. 500. This is Inc. Magazines' annual list of the 500 fastest growing privately held companies in America. The growth is primarily attributed to the chartered employees who together share over 300 years of experience in the Glass Fabrication industry.
Today, Techni-Glass employs over 95 people in a 70,000 square foot facility. We also offer a variety of glass services with 65 glass types to choose from.